Prof. Michael Marrus

(BA 1963 UC)

Renowned historian Michael Marrus is an expert on the Holocaust, modern European and Jewish history, and international humanitarian law. The Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, he is the author of eight books on the Holocaust and related subjects. He is a fellow at Massey College and the Royal Society of Canada, and has been a visiting fellow at St. Anthony’s College, Oxford, and the Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A member of the Order of Canada, he has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of California Los Angeles and the University of Cape Town, and served on U of T’s Governing Council for 19 years.